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Actor LeVar Burton rear-ended by cop car

May 28, 2012 | 1:15pm EDT

The actor and former Reading Rainbow host was driving in Van Nuys, California when he allegedly failed to yield to a pedestrian in a cross walk, prompting police to signal their sirens.

However, because Burton stopped so suddenly, the driver of the police vehicle was unable to brake in time, causing a minor collision, according to

Mortified by the incident, law enforcement officials decided to write up the star's ticket and Burton walked away with minimal vehicular damage.

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